iPhone 12 Pro Keyboard slow? Fix


If the Keyboard on your iPhone 12 Pro has become slow or getting stuck, there are a few things you can do to fix the issue.

Why is my iPhone 12 Pro keyboard slow?

While the issue of Keyboard Lag on iPhone 12 Pro is more commonly reported after an iOS update, this issue can occur at any other time on your iPhone.

Also, the problem is not limited to iMessage, as users have reported experiencing the Keyboard lag on iPhone 12 Pro while using WhatsApp, Facebook and Safari browser.

How to fix slow keyboard on iPhone 12 Pro

Follow the steps below to fix iPhone 12 Pro keyboard slow issue

1. Reset Keyboard Dictionary

Resetting the keyboard dictionary has helped many users to fix iPhone 12 Pro keyboard slow issue.

Head to Settings > General > Reset > on the next screen, select Reset Keyboard Dictionary option.

If prompted, type in your iPhone’s Passcode and tap on Reset Dictionary to confirm.

2. Disable Predictive Text

The Predictive Text feature is designed to make typing faster on iPhone. However, this feature can also slow down the keyboard.

Head to Settings > General > Keyboard > On the next screen, move the toggle next to Predictive to OFF position.

Use the Keyboard and see if its speed has now improved.

3. Enable Reduce Motion

The motion settings on iPhone control visual effects like popping up of letters as you type, app transitions and other animations. Reducing the Motion of user interface can help in speeding up the virtual keyboard on your iPhone 12 Pro.

Head to Settings > Accessibility > Motion > Reduce Motion > On the next screen, move the toggle next to Reduce Motion to ON position.

4. Disable All Keyboard Settings

iPhone keyboard has numerous customization options like autocorrect, smart punctuation, auto-capitalization, spelling check and others.

Try disabling these features one-by-one and see if this helps in fixing iPhone 12 Pro keyboard lag issue.

Head to Settings > General > Keyboard > On the next screen, disable Auto-Correction, Auto-Capitalization and test the keyboard.

If this did not help, turn OFF more features and test the Keyboard.

5. Install Update

Sometimes, the problem is due to an update waiting to be installed on your iPhone. Head to Settings > General > Software Update.

On the next screen, wait for iPhone to check for Updates > tap on Install (if an Update becomes available).

6. Force Restart iPhone

If you are still experiencing Keyboard lag on iPhone 12 Pro, follow the steps below to Force Restart your device.

Press and release Volume Up button, press and release Volume Down button, and then press and hold the Side button (ON/OFF), until Apple logo appears.

iPhone 12 Pro Keyboard Slow? Problem Fixed

Hopefully, this guide helped you fix the keyboard lag issue on your iPhone 12 Pro. In case the problem persists, you can try to use a third-party keyboard until Apple offers a permanent solution. Which trick worked for you? Drop us a comment and let us know.

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